September 19, 2011
Ridiculous Turkish threats only aim at maintaining the status quo.
Turkey cannot win anything else out of this and
a war would have unpleasant consequences for Turkish interests.
Turkey has been producing a lot of noise lately with respect to a number of actions taken by the Republic of Cyprus regarding its sovereign power over its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and its upcoming EU Presidency on the second half of 2012.
With respect to the Republic of Cyprus’ EEZ, Turkey cannot win anything out of this, unless the leadership in Cyprus, Greece, Israel abandon their rights, since Turkey has not signed the Treaty that rules the EEZ principles (and thus has no power on the matter) and because the Republic of Cyprus is a sovereign state recognized by all international organizations and thus Turkey is not allowed to intervene. The Republic of Cyprus is also […]